Several livestock-related workshops will be held for Spanish-speaking members of the team.
A dairy obstetrics workshop will be held Aug. 19, 20 and 21 from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Each one-day workshop will cover the birthing process for safe delivery of a healthy calf. Participants will cover various birthing scenarios and descriptive protocols and receive hands-on time in the maternity pen with Dr. Oscar Duarte, plus safety information set by OSHA standards and how to handle a down cow.
The Aug. 19 session is in Emerald, the Aug. 20 session will take place in Nekoosa and the Aug. 21 session will be in Pickett.
A calf care workshop will be held August 26, 27 and 28 from 9:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. This workshop will address what workers need to know to keep calves healthy and thriving once the calf is on the ground through its first two weeks. The workshop will teach nutrition, vaccines, health signs and more. In addition, the workshop will also cover farm safety set by OSHA standards and cow handling for the compromised cow.
The Aug 26. session is in Chili, the Aug. 27 is in Belleville and the Aug. 28 session will be held in Allenton.
Registration fee covers a one-day workshop at the location of choice, training materials and lunch. PDPW member registration is $125 per person and non-member registration is $250 per person. Register online or mail forms to PDPW, 820 N. Main St., Ste. D, Juneau, WI 53039. For information, visit the "Programs" tab at www.pdpw.org.